> Reading your messages late at night after returning from my Friday > beginners' class ... > > Last week, we guided a whole bunch of new people through "St Andrews Fair" > (perfect beginners' dance, imho, and I like Ron Gonella's recording of it). > This evening I walked one new person through, then asked who else would > like to walk as first couple (expecting we 'd have to walk at least 4 > times, if not more), and no-one wanted to ! ! ! > On your own heads be it, thought I, as I put on the music -- and both sets > were almost perfect. > I haven't recovered yet. > If they have confidence in themselves, they'll get it right, and, > apparently, seeing the figures walked through once was enough to give them > that confidence. > And on the strength of that succesful piece of dancing, we went on to have > a whole evening of reasonably well-done dances, so much so, that I had > difficulty persuading them to go home at the end of the prescribed two > hours ! "More," they said. "Let's do some more." > I'm not sure I'm going to survive this year.
Congratulations on having an ideal class. Hope they stay with you for
Priscilla Burrage Vermont US